Pastor Ron grew up in the Hagerstown area and came to
Christ in his late teens. His wife, Sarah, is from Scranton, PA,
and was born again at the age of 17. They met while he was at
Baptist Bible College and were married January 20th, 1996.He
spent two years as pastor in the Poconos before they left to
study in Israel for one year. They returned to Hagerstown
where they continued their schooling. Sarah graduated with a
music degree from HCC, and he finished the Philadelphia
Biblical University Masters in Counseling Program. They were
called to Evangel Baptist in the spring of 1999 to the associate
pastorate. In February, 2004, their ministry shifted to the
senior pastor role. They have two children.

After seeking God’s face in the Word and prayer, pursuing the
wisdom of godly council, and with the support of his wife, he
applied for and was accepted to the position of chaplain
(Captain) in the 167th Air National Guard Wing of Martinsburg
West Virginia (Oct. 2009).
Our Pastor - Ron Faith & Family
Church Leadership and Staff
Our Associate Pastor, M.P.S.A.  Carl Gibbs & Family
Carl Gibbs grew up in the Western New York area and is
thankful for the consistent Godly example that his parents
showed him. Although he accepted the Lord as his Savior
when he was about 5 years old, much of his spiritual growth
came during his teen years as he went to camp and was
involved in his youth group.

Educational background: Word of Life Bible Institute where he
received a diploma in Bible, Tennessee Temple College where
he received his B.S. in secondary education, and  Pensacola
Christian College where he received an M.S. in educational
administration. He has served at Panama City Christian School
and Central Baptist Church, Maranatha Christian School,
Northside Christian Academy, and Heritage Academy.  After
attending Word of Life Bible institute and Tennessee Temple
College, he was a teacher and administrator in the Christian
School ministry for 31 years.
Before his last year of college the Lord allowed him to marry
his "high school sweetheart" in 1977. They have four children:
Silas is working as an electrical engineer and serves as a
deacon in his church, Caleb is married to Charity and they are
missionary appointees with ABWE, currently involved with their
pre-field ministry., Joel is married to Andrea ~ they are living
and working in western Ohio., and Hannah is a graduate
student at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

Brother Gibbs began serving at Evangel Baptist Church during
the summer of 2009.   His role as Associate Pastor is a diverse
one which allows him to minister to many age groups within the
church as he assists our Pastor, Ron Faith.     
(Brother Gibbs & Mrs. Gibbs seated in middle with their
children and their spouses and grandchildren around)
Evangel Baptist Church
17922 Broadfording Road ~ Hagerstown, MD  21740 ~ (301) 733-6711